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Shattering the Glass: It's Time - Introduction: Past, present and future, each three words that express distinct units of time; however there is a common thread among the three in regards to women and their place in the workforce. In the past, a woman seen in a high paying job such as a CEO or president of a company would have been a rare sight, if seen at all. This is known today as the glass ceiling, which is defined by Merriam Webster’s online encyclopedia as “an intangible barrier within a hierarchy that prevents women or minorities from obtaining upper-level positions” (“Glass”)....   [tags: Gender Studies]
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Glass Half Full on Technology - Glass Half Full on Technology Today, technology is simply everywhere. Nowadays individuals seem to go through withdrawals if they forget their cell phones at home, almost as if it’s a lifeline. According to a new study conducted by the Kaiser Family Foundation, the average young American, ages 8 to 18, spend more than 7 ½ hours a day using a smart phone, computer, television, and/or other electronics devices. There is no doubt that this statistic has risen over the years. In the 21st century, we are quick to judge the negatives of how the Internet and technology is affecting us, but should we....   [tags: internet, workforce, research, learn] 1207 words
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The Gentrification Theory: Ruth Glass - The Gentrification Theory: A Brief Description. Since Ruth Glass first coined the term back in 1964, in order to explain the forced displacement of low-income groups from the inner city areas (Lees et.al, 2008), gentrification has been one of the most popular theories discussed among social and urban specialists. The initial hypothesis states that gentrification is a process lead by middle to high-income people, generally represented under the tags of young families with managerial jobs, real estate investment firms, or the rise of the cognitive-cultural entrepreneur class (Scott, 2008)....   [tags: high-income people, income classes]
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The Development of Writing - Childhood memories heavily influence our writing styles and story telling abilities, as adults. Some talented authors find more inspiration from their more difficult childhood experiences, such as Tennessee Williams. Tennessee Williams’ childhood was plagued by disease, addiction and ignorance. The many challenges he faced, throughout his childhood, allowed him to developed his creativity, and pushed him to become a descriptive and influential playwright. Some of Williams‘ most haunting memories inspired his greatest literary works: The Glass Menagerie, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, and A Streetcar Named Desire....   [tags: Literary Analysis]
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Communication in "Shattered Glass" - 1.) What is communication according to you. Discuss various elements of communication and use scenes or aspects from the motion picture to illustrate your view. Communication, by my own means, is a way to for two or more people to interact or influence each other. It is a way of discovering our world without having to travel kilometres or spending millions. Communication is the single most important aspect in our human society, that without it, the chances of survival are finite. There are about five key elements of communication and the each are involved with parallel processing, where both individuals initiates the communication process....   [tags: Communication ]
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Chemical Composition of Glass - Abstract Soda-based glass samples were fabricated in a laboratory scale using quartz sands that was a by-product of feldspar floatation in Tak Province, northern Thailand, and 25-wt% commercial-grade Na2CO3 as the main compositions. Fe2O3 of 0.1 to 10.0 wt% concentrations was doped into the glass mixture. Well-mixed and dried powders were melted in a ceramic crucible for 4 hr at 1250ºC using an electric furnace. Transparent and bubble-free glass samples were obtained as results. It was found that Fe2O3 dopant turned the otherwise colorless glass to dark brown....   [tags: Chemistry] 1004 words
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Looking Glass Self Theory - With relation to the question, one topic of study that might interest both sociologist and psychologist is how some students feel that they are entitled to go into a school because they come from a certain background and school. (See, 2013). A psychologist is a person who studies personality, which comprises consistent and distinct behavioural traits, which are expressed externally, and emotional traits, which are possessed internally. Psychologists also attempt to understand socialization, a process that teaches individuals how to be accepted into a society by incorporating rules, values or norms for better adaptation....   [tags: psychology, socialization]
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An Overview of Glass - An Overview of Glass Glass is a very odd substance, is it a solid or a liquid. There are many reasons why it can be considered either of the two, but still most people are unsure of its state. Glass may be a state of matter that is neither solid nor liquid. A liquid has viscosity, which is a measure of its resistance to flow. So water may move very quickly because it has a high viscosity, but oil has a high viscosity so it moves slower. If something were to have a very high viscosity then it may seem like a solid but it would be an amorphous solid....   [tags: Papers] 525 words
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Shattered Glass - The movie Shattered Glass is a 2003 American Drama film written and directed by Billy Ray. The screen play is based on the 1998 Vanity Fair article by H.G Bissinger. It is a true life drama centered on Steven Glass, who was a journalist at The New Republic and his steep fall when his 27 out of 41 of his articles were proven to be false. The movie highlights the political aspects of journalism and encompasses the processes that lead to the publishing of articles in magazines. At the end of the movie I must say I was taken aback on how the events revolved and took a whole different twist; I certainly didn’t see that coming....   [tags: Film Review] 754 words
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Glass Castle - As I read the Glass Castle, the way Rose Mary behaves, thinks and feels vary greatly and differently throughout the memoir. The immediate question that pops up in my mind is to ask whether Rose Mary carries some sort of mental illness. Fortunately, given the hints and traits that are relevant to why Rose Mary lives like that in the memoir, we, the readers, are able to make some diagnosis and assumptions on the kind of mental illness she may carry. To illustrate, one distinctive example is when Rose Mary blames Jeannette for having the idea to accept welfare....   [tags: Depression, disorder, bipolar]
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Pitiable Character: Amanda Wingfield vs. Edna Pontellier - Kate Chopin and Tennessee Williams are both well known writers and were able to create memorable characters within their works. One of Chopin's renowned characters is the heroine Edna Pontellier, a woman who tries to break away from the social norms of the nineteenth century. One of Williams' well known characters is Amanda Wingfield a caring mother that is trapped in her past. I will be analyzing Tennessee William's Amanda of The Glass Menagerie and Kate Chopin's Edna of The Awakening and will be comparing and contrasting various elements in their character to prove that even though both women could be seen as pitiable characters, Amanda is more deserving of the title....   [tags: Kate Chopin, Tennessee Williams, Analysis]
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Google Glass is an Example of Flawed Technology - ... Human rudeness, we have all been there. There people that just do things that hurts you, and then you wonder why they are worth existing. It is bad enough to meet people that can be nasty at moments, but you can never imagine that discourtesy getting worse. Well, Google Glass does just that. As Google Glass grows popular, and exciting for people to get their hands on, it pulls people from reality, and into a virtual world that ultimately does not matter. When people are wearing their Google Glass in their daily lives (they really do), they forget about their surroundings that lead to misunderstandings....   [tags: headgear, rudeness, accidents] 930 words
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Privacy and Ethical issues with Google Glass - ... For example, an animated advertisement on a static web page may increase fixation since the motion will grab the user’s attention throughout the search process. Fixation location involves the part of the visual range that the studied person fixates on. Commonly, the areas that eyes fixate on are the most important due to experience, curiosity, shock, and significance. It has been more than a century that psychologist use eye tracking for psychoanalysis. Complex psychological profiles can be created from people by using eye movement analyzing....   [tags: wearable computer, privacy, secrecy]
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Google Glass' Rapid Advancement of Technology - There is no doubt that technology is advancing, and quickly. One of the more recent advances in technology today is Google Glass; the headband of a pair of glasses with a small transparent block positioned above and to the right of your right eye. This is the screen. It's aim is to be like a smartphone that you never have to take out of your pocket. It can take a picture, take video, share pictures and video, even live video, through social media, give the user directions, allow the user to speak to send a message, “ask whatever’s on your mind,” translate your voice, and give information on flight times at the airport....   [tags: visual, driving, safety] 520 words
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Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Caroll - “’But I don't want to go among mad people,' said Alice. 'Oh, you can't help that,' said the cat. 'We're all mad here.'” quoted by a very creative and imaginative author, Lewis Carroll, author of the hit Alice novels. This short novel was written by an extremely upright, ultra conservative man in which his unique character and many experiences had a great influence in the creation of Through the Looking Glass. Of all of Carroll’s works, Alice’s Through the Looking Glass, has a unique way of expressing adventures and stating the events in which occur throughout the whole novel making the novel standout in the category of whimsical, nonsense literature....   [tags: story analysis]
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About Residential Building Glass Film - About Residential Building Glass Film Adding glass film to a home is easy when you use the right product from a well-known manufacturer such as the 3M Company headquartered in Two Harbors, Minn. High quality window tinting materials ensure a homeowner receives long-term value for their home. Glass film is a newer product, and the 3M Company researchers are on the cutting edge of its development for various home uses including providing privacy, reducing utility bills and preventing sunlight damage....   [tags: window tinting, energy savings, safety] 755 words
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Stained Glass Art: Visual Emotions - Stained glass window artists capture not only artistic techniques, but architectural methods as well to construct their works of art. These techniques have subsisted for thousands of years and have survived through multiple cultures. Colors, patterns, and scenes draw an emotional response out of a viewer as well as portray a visual interpretation of a story, scripture, or moment in time. In order to completely comprehend the extent of the art and architecture of a stained glass window, an individual must first have knowledge of a stained glass window’s origin....   [tags: Art]
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Term Paper- Evaluation of The Glass Brain - The Glass Brain is a new technology that was developed by bycomputational neuroscientists Tim Mullen and Christian Kothe, from the University of California- San Diego, in collaboration with neuroscientist Adam Gazzaley, from the University of Califorina- San Francisco. Together, they created a system that combines current brain scanning and recording technologies along with virtual reality technology and allows the user to view a human brain in real-time; using a virtual reality headset designed by the gaming company Oculus Rift....   [tags: Technology, Virtual Reality]
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Women's Glass Ceiling - Women are ready and able to occupy top executive positions. This was the case in the inspiring story of Gert Boyle. When her husband died of a heart attack, he left her with a debt-ridden company and no knowledge on how to run it. In spite of that, thirty two years later, she has turned Columbia Sportswear Inc. into a successful outerwear company, competing with North Face and REI. She had to make difficult decisions along the way, including once she had to fire 55 employees as a strategy due to low margin profits....   [tags: Gender]
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Sharing Detachment Behind a Wall of Glass - While James Wright’s poem “Lying in a Hammock” accentuates the hopelessness in the quickly fleeting moments in time, and Franz Wright’s poem “Flight” exposes the consequences of a distant father on a son longing for a relationship he never had, the two poems are linked by the underlying theme of detachment. It is evident, by juxtaposing these two works, divided by literary devices such as style or syntax, the underlying themes are circumstantially shared and induced by the hardship of life itself....   [tags: Literary Themes] 874 words
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Glass Ceiling in the Australian Work Force - Glass ceiling in the Australian work force is still an issue in today’s society. I will demonstrate how stereotyping affects males’ perception of women and how it affects women’s perception of gender roles, which supports the concept, that glass ceiling still exists. Stereotyping is to believe that, “all people or things with similar characteristics are the same,” (“stereotype”, 2014). The term glass ceiling refers to the invisible barriers that prevent women from succeeding and moving up the metaphoric ladder in the corporate world....   [tags: stereotyping, women's role, gender]
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The Melodic Sounds of Separation - Pervasive and yet never intruding, thorough but never consistent. Sound pervades throughout any single play, heightening the climax through verbal uproars and loud sounds or providing tensions through its impeccable silence. Much like a volume dial, the “loudness” of a play varies depending on the situation and the tensions involved. The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams stresses the importance of sound, its central role in expressing the true yet hidden intents of the drama itself. Tennessee Williams uses the audience’s ears as cues, magnifying the persona of a character, or revealing the complex dynamics of a scene....   [tags: Theatre]
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The Glass Castle: The Memoirs of Jeannette Walls - The Glass Castle is not an ordinary story of a childhood filled with challenges and problems. It is a memoir written by Jeannette Walls of her childhood. Although a memoir and an autobiography are almost interchangeable, an autobiography incorporates the life of the author whereas a memoir is a segment of their life. This memoir depicts the defining childhood of Jeanette Walls. Since a memoir is a non-fictional story, the element of non-fiction and truth is the most important. There has to be significant amount of truth to the story in order for it to be considered non-fictional....   [tags: Nonfiction Literature, summary] 1235 words
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Jeanette Walls' Memoir "The Glass Castle" - Although Walls published The Glass Castle in 2005, she actually began writing and entertaining the thought of recording her past twenty years before only to destroy the drafts immediately afterwards. “I thought about writing it for close to 20 years” (Jeannette Walls).Walls confessed her indecision and motivation in a interview with Rachel Kramer Bussel. Walls relates that discovered that she wanted to record her past after spotting her mother forging through a dumpster on her to party. In the same interview Walls revealed that her second husband’s call to a her agent in the year 2000 compelled and even pushed her publish the novel....   [tags: Literary Reveiw]
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Success in The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls - What is the source of your success. My own definition of success is about overcoming my obstacles and hardships. If I can’t overcome the obstacles and hardships along the way, then I will try again so that I am more prepared and have the right knowledge. I want to meet obstacles and hardships because I want to feel the pleasure of success when I overcome them. In order for me to overcome and embrace hardships, I need to find the missing link, have the right knowledge, and practice effective time management....   [tags: encouragement, struggles, hardship] 803 words
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The Night of Brocken Glass and The Krystal Naught - ... Her family and another family, the Van Daans, hid in the back of her father, Otto Frank's office building in what they called the "Secret Annex" for the next two years, until they were discovered by a Nazi group called the Gestapo and arrested. It was during her time in the Secret Annex that Anne wrote in a diary that she had named Kitty, telling it of her experiences in the the annex, reported the position of the war and its most memorible events, and shared her personal feelings on the situation....   [tags: genocide, jews, ana frank, kristallnatch] 677 words
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Glass Castle: The effect of Chronic Alcoholism - As Jeanette Walls reveals this unraveling tale of her childhood she spares little to no detail from scrutiny, least of all the faults she finds in her father. As the reader enters the scene of her earliest memory the irrational thought process of her mother is instantly brought to light. A toddler catches herself on fire while attempting to cook hotdogs and who is to come to the rescue. Her mother rushes her to the emergency room and her severe burns are treated. However, when the rest of her family enters into the scene the complexity of her perplexing story intensifies....   [tags: Memoir, Nomads, Childhood]
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The Glass Ceiling - “You’ve Come a Short Way, Baby!” Professor Diana Bilimoria hit it on the nail when she proclaimed, “Even when women do all the right things, and have all the right stuff, they continue to be blocked from the innermost circles of power” (Daily). The increasing number of working women with an education and experience in the business world continue to encounter this blockade mentioned by Professor Bilimoria. Suzanne M. Crampton and Jitendra M. Mishra find that the promotions to managerial positions achieved by women have, unfortunately, not kept up with the increase of women in the work force....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Self-Image, Changing the Looking Glass - Self-Image – Changing the Looking Glass The young girl sat on her bed and thought, “If I could just be taller, skinnier, if my hair was longer, my nose smaller, my legs slimmer, I know they would like me!” This discussion takes place with each girl or boy at different times in their lives. Depending on their environment, it can take place when they are five, fifteen or 25. Positively or negatively, developing a child’s self-esteem will affect the way they live, grow and learn. The Centers for Disease Control report: One of the leading causes of death among teenagers is suicide....   [tags: Suicide, NBIC, Piercy]
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The Glass Ceiling - The Glass Ceiling Abstract Most women and minorities will never be able to shatter the glass ceiling because corporate America is male dominated. Some women have made progress; however, few have made it to the top of the corporate ladder. If glass ceilings existed, they would allow people to see through to the world above them. Because glass is clear, those existing under such a ceiling might not, at first, even notice that a barrier was in a place that separated them from higher levels. Yet if they tried to pass through, they would quickly learn that the ceiling prevented any such rise (Hughes, 2002)....   [tags: Females Minority Work Pay Salary] 1169 words
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The Glass Ceiling - In order for organizations to function members within the organization, the organization needs to work together to achieve specific goals and solve problems. Organizations will usually work in teams and each team has leaders that get the other team members on the ball to do perform different tasks. Organizations are structured in a hierarchy way. There is the top level management with the CEOs and presidents and other head people. Then there is the middle-level management that includes department heads and managers....   [tags: essays research papers] 3204 words
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The Glass Ceiling - The Glass Ceiling The glass ceiling starts to form itself very early on. From the moment a woman enters the work force after college, she is faced with much discrimination and unjust belief that she will not be able to do as well of a job than a man. A man and a woman, who both have the same education and training for a job, will have a considerable gap in their yearly income. In a first year job, a man will make approximately $14,619 compared to a woman who will make only $12,201. That is a pay gap of 17%(Gender Pay 1)....   [tags: essays research papers] 3322 words
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Glass to Powder - Glass to Powder People often compare wakeboarding and snowboarding as similar sports, although they have many differences. Wakeboarding and snowboarding require similar techniques. They both involve weight shifts, edge control, carving techniques, lateral movements requiring balance and substantial pressure on the legs. It is no surprise that wakeboarding is the perfect crossover sport for its winter counterpart, snowboarding. Most professional wakeboarders hit the slopes in the off season to keep in shape and vice versa with snowboarders....   [tags: Sports] 722 words
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Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston - ... The last image of the moon rising with its “amber fluid drenching the earth and quenching the thirst of the day” signifies a new day in Janie’s life, as talking to Tea Cake quenches Janie’s thirst for a voice and individuality the way the moon quenches the thirst if the day. Additionally, the narrator’s tone becomes playful after they meet, ending the serious and mocking tone from Janie’s past. Janie and Tea Cake laughed, flirted, played. Lastly, Hurton’s use of two different forms of communication—formal and colloquial—gives the novel a literary “voice” to make the two languages equal with the same recognition from readers....   [tags: african-american woman, freedom, slavery] 780 words
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Where Toughened Glass is Used - Where Toughened Glass is Used Toughened glass can have various uses, mainly for when all the properties of normal glass are required, but also the stronger properties that toughened glass has. It is used in situations that glass would just not be strong enough for, such as in frameless shower screens or office partitions inside buildings, or on the exterior of buildings where large spans of glass are required, such as office buildings where the exterior is mainly glass. It is also used a great deal in all forms of transport for windows and windscreens, as regular glass could not stand up to the conditions that many vehicles face....   [tags: Papers] 918 words
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The History and Breakdown of the Glass Ceiling - The History and Breakdown of the Glass Ceiling The term the "glass ceiling" first came into use in 1986 when two Wall Street Journal reporters coined the phrase to describe the invisible barrier that blocks women from the top jobs in corporate America. (Glass Ceiling Commission,"Successful Initiatives "). Since then the metaphor has also been applied to the barriers of minorities. The Glass Ceiling Effect has been around for approximately 50 years. In my opinion it is on its way out the door....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]
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Glass Bottle and Jars are Made of Different Raw Materials - ... Raw materials used in the glass container manufacturing are given the table below : Component Chemical Formula Percentage Silicon Oxide SiO2 71-73 Sodium Oxide Na2O 12-14 Calcium Oxide CaO 9-12 Magnesium Oxide MgO 0.2-3.5 Aluminium Oxide Al2O3 1-3 Potassium Oxide K2O 0.3-1.5 Sulphur trioxide SO3 .05-0.3 Colour modifiers etc. See Table 3.2 Traces Table 3.1 Raw materials used in glass container manufacturing[Source: Reference document on best available techniques in glass manufacturing industry December 2001, IPPC] * SiO2 is the most important raw material for glass container production....   [tags: impact on environment, failure] 1620 words
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Google Glass: The Beginning of the Future for Interactive Technology - Google Glass Introduction Google Glass (Glass) is a small, wearable computer developed by Google. The display is attached to a glass that allows the user to make phone calls, text, obtain information, take pictures/videos, etc. like a smart phone but now hands free and front facing using voice command and a touch pad located on the side of the glasses. Whereas the idea was first developed in 2005, and non-consumer version released in 2012/13, this latest beta version of Glass was released to consumers, called “Explorers” (Google, 2014) in April of 2014....   [tags: virtual reality, social media, apps]
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Packing Choices: Glass vs. Plastic Containers - One of the many uses of glass is to make containers such as bottles and jars for storing food and drinks. It has several advantages, and until recently, it was considered the best packaging material for almost any product. The most important advantage is that glass containers do not release any chemicals or smells that can spoil the food and drinks that are put in them. The contents remain safe to consume as long as they have not expired. Also, for the same reason, glass does not pollute soil and underground water when thrown in landfills....   [tags: recycling, ] 698 words
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Mathematics of Lenses and Optical Glass - Missing figures PROPERTIES OF LENSES, OPTICAL GLASS Composition Glass is a solid, structureless and amorphous. There are two main group classification of optical glass: 1. Crown, and 2. Flint (has a high content of lead oxide) Chemicals are combined to produce new glass types. These new glass types are used to benefit other different types of cameras (such as high-speed minature cameras, black/white cameras, etc). Properties The most important optical characteristics of a glass are its refractive index and its degree of dispersion....   [tags: Math] 1931 words
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One of America's Leading Manufacturers of Glass and Ceramics, Corning - Description Corning is an American manufacturer of specialty glass and ceramics. The company is ranked 494 in the Fortune Global 500 list with a revenue mounting to $7.82 bn. The company operates mainly in five business segments: the Display Technologies segment manufactures glass substrates that are used mainly in LCD screens. The Telecommunications segment that’s responsible for producing fibers to homes, wireless, enterprises and optical fibers. The Specialty Materials segment manufactures products that provide more than 150 material formulations for glass, glass ceramics and fluoride crystals....   [tags: products, innovation, technology] 1008 words
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Louis Comfort Tiffany and Stained Glass Windows - ... Tiffany Studios, during its 50-year history, produced an approximated 5,000 windows. Many of these windows had religious themes, such as The Righteous Shall Receive a Crown of Glory (Tiffany, 1901). This window’s theme “celebrates victory over death, and the joyous theme of resurrection” (Cmog.org, 2014). Tiffany’s window depictions were overall more optimistic than most other 19th-century stained glass memorials, which were more focused on mourning and death (Cmog.org, 2014). Although most stained glass windows created by Tiffany Studios were of a religious theme, some secular windows were created....   [tags: techniques, glassmaking] 829 words
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Ethics of Google Glass: Spying through Social Media - The code of Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) they have a code of ethics that members follow. The code has twenty-four statements with four sections that covers; ethical considerations, in the section one, professional conduct in section two, leadership and their role is covered in the third, and the principles of compliance is in section four. The creators of Google Glass have broken two of its own codes the first one is Code 1.2 Avoid harm to others. This means that they should not harm or injury or have negative consequences to any person....   [tags: personal information breach]
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The Glass Ceiling: Are Women Treated Differently than Men? - Unfortunately, even today, women are still trying to prove themselves equal to men in many ways. The “glass ceiling” is perhaps one of the most familiar and evocative metaphors to surface from the 20th century. This expression has been used widely in the popular media as well as in official government reports. The image suggest that although it may be the case now that women are able to get through the front door professional hierarchies, at some point they hit an invisible barrier that blocks any further upward movement....   [tags: salary difference, business hierarchy]
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Women and the Glass Ceiling - The glass ceiling is an invisible barrier in organizations that prevents many women and minorities from achieving top-level management positions. In 1995, the Glass Ceiling Commission released its first report and found that only 5 percent of the senior-level managers in Fortune 1000 companies are women. This report identified three barriers to the advancement of women and minorities: 1. Societal barriers exist that are likely outside the control of business. 2. Internal structural barriers are present that are under the direct control of business, including recruitment policies and corporate cultures....   [tags: Women, Corporations, Oorganizations] 806 words
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Structural Suitability and Modelling of Glass Fiber Reinforced Polymers - ... The viscoelastic behaviour of a stiff material such as GFRP can be recorded in a stress-relaxation test, by subjecting the test specimen to a sudden strain and keeping this strain constant for the duration of the test. This was done in the second test which was based on ASTM E328-02(2008), ‘Standard Test Methods for Stress Relaxation Tests for Materials and Structures [16], and returned the Young’s modulus of the material as a function of time, E(t). A static axial clip-on extensometer of 25 mm gauge length and ±0.125mm accuracy (at gauge length) was used in both tests to measure the change in length parallel to the direction of the load applied....   [tags: GFRP in structural design]
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Glass Ceiling in Corporate America - The Glass Ceiling: Fact or Illusion The glass ceiling is it a fact or an illusion. The two words “Glass Ceiling” are used to describe the barrier that exists for women and minorities-when it comes to getting promoted into the upper echelons of a company. Does the ceiling exist or is it a figment of the imagination. The writer intentions are to present a picture of that ceiling, and show how it plays a part in corporate America. That in fact the ceiling is an injustice being done to women and minorities, and it does exist....   [tags: Business Discrimination]
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Sone Clay and Glass Industry - The Stone, Clay, Glass, and Concrete Products Industry generates a broad array of products, primarily through physical modification of mined materials. The industry includes establishments engaged in the manufacturing of flat glass and other glass products, cement, structural clay products, pottery, concrete and gypsum products, cut stone, abrasive and asbestos products, and other products. Under the Stone, Clay, Glass, and Concrete is the Structural Clay industry which will be the primary focus of the report....   [tags: essays research papers] 994 words
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Drowning in a Glass Half Empty - Drowning in a Glass Half Empty Wearily walking into the lobby of my residence hall, a group of my classmates gathered to embark on a pilgrimage through Poly Canyon. We meandered over to our rendezvous with our professor on a gravel road sided by a grove of eucalyptus trees rising up like a rib cage. I doubted that this was going to be anything like what Henry David Thoreau intended in his essay “Walking,” when he described walking as being “absolutely free from all worldly engagements.” If one frees oneself from worldly engagements, one may journey into mindfulness, a state of total awareness of being....   [tags: Personal Narrative Hiking Essays] 1068 words
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